backtalker

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

backtalk +‎ -er

NounEdit

backtalker (plural backtalkers)

  1. One who backtalks.
    • 2006, Kat Meads, The invented life of Kitty Duncan (Benedict Roberts Duncan)
      A backtalker, a sasser. One of those girls who horrified parents with her "smart mouth."
    • 2009, Joshua Chase, Galactic Conquest (page 146)
      Jal had entered the battalion embittered by his previous experiences, and had started out as backtalker. But the colonel had quickly taught him that kind of attitude would not be acceptable by simply wearing him out.
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